Richard Michael Cooper

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BACKGROUND Previously active in the mid-1990s, the Canadian Airway Focus Group (CAFG) studied the unanticipated difficult airway and made recommendations on management in a 1998 publication. The CAFG has since reconvened to examine more recent scientific literature on airway management. The Focus Group's mandate for this article was to arrive at updated(More)
BACKGROUND Appropriate planning is crucial to avoid morbidity and mortality when difficulty is anticipated with airway management. Many guidelines developed by national societies have focused on management of difficulty encountered in the unconscious patient; however, little guidance appears in the literature on how best to approach the patient with an(More)
The paper investigates whether free capital mobility leads a government to tighten its budget deficit for fear of being penalized from the international capital market. The author tests the hypothesis using three-stage least squares (3SLS), which can control for the endogenous nature of capital account liberalization. Even the conservative measure shows(More)
The effect of acute and chronic cold exposure on heart rate (HR) and neuronal function in crayfish Procam-barus clarkii and prawns Macrobrachium rosenber-gii was addressed. This is particularly important since prawn farms of this species are used for aquaculture in varied climates world wide. The success of P. clarkii as an invasive species throughout the(More)
2 B orrowers sometimes can't pay what they owe, and most borrowers and lenders know this. As a result, debt contracts are usually more complicated, and the considerations that underlie debt arrangements are more subtle, than would be the case if all that mattered were the time value of money. Two specific distinctions are of particular importance for this(More)
OJMIP). ABSTRACT Monitoring heart rate (HR) and ventilatory rate (VR) during defined sensory stimuli and during aggressive and submissive social interactions has provided additional information of a crayfish's physiological state which is not achieved by behavioral observations. In this study, the HR and VR of crayfish were monitored before, during and(More)
  • Julia Cagé, Dorothée Rouzet, +10 authors Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
  • 2013
Why do " made in " labels matter? We study the e↵ect of firm and country reputation on exports when buyers cannot observe quality prior to purchase. Firm-level demand is determined by expected quality, which depends on both past experience with the good and the country of origin's reputation for quality. Asymmetric information acts as a barrier to entry for(More)
ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would especially like to thank Dr. Richard Corstvet for providing me with the opportunity to pursue a Master of Science degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences. For many years he has provided me with a wealth of wisdom and guidance. He has always encouraged me to maintain focus, yet has allowed me the freedom to develop and pursue(More)